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Gaelen Gilliland

 
Bio:
Most recently: Finding Neverland (Miss Bassett) A.R.T. Broadway: Wicked, Legally Blonde (original Broadway Company, Mom, Courtney, Whitney), 9 to 5 (original Broadway company, Cover Doralee/Judy). New York theatre: Little Me (Mama) City Center Encores!, Guys & Dolls Carnegie Hall, South Pacific ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Most recently: Finding Neverland (Miss Bassett) A.R.T. Broadway: Wicked, Legally Blonde (original Broadway Company, Mom, Courtney, Whitney), 9 to 5 (original Broadway company, Cover Doralee/Judy). New York theatre: Little Me (Mama) City Center Encores!, Guys & Dolls Carnegie Hall, South Pacific ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere Production, 2022
Performer [Replacement]
  [US Tour]
First National Tour, 2021
Mrs. George
Ms. Norbury
Mrs. Heron
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Ensemble
  [Chicago]
World Premiere Chicago Production, 2016
Mayor
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Ensemble
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2014
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2009
Performer
  [Los Angeles]
World Premiere, 2008
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
Whitney
Mom
Ensemble
Vivienne Kensington (Understudy)
Paulette (Understudy)
Enid (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Ensemble [Replacement]
Madame Morrible (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2002
Mayzie LaBird

Gaelen Gilliland Biography

Most recently: Finding Neverland (Miss Bassett) A.R.T. Broadway: Wicked, Legally Blonde (original Broadway Company, Mom, Courtney, Whitney), 9 to 5 (original Broadway company, Cover Doralee/Judy). New York theatre: Little Me (Mama) City Center Encores!, Guys & Dolls Carnegie Hall, South Pacific Carnegie Hall. Tour: The Addams Family (Alice Beineke). Regional: Honeymoon in Vegas (Ticket Agent, ensemble) Papermill Playhouse, 9 to 5 (cover Doralee/Judy) Ahmanson Theatre, Beauty and the Beast (Wardrobe) MUNY, Hairspray (Velma) Houston Tuts, Guys & Dolls (Adelaide) Riverside Theatre. T.V.: "Legally Blonde" (Mom, Courtney, Whitney) MTV, 2009 Tony Awards - Legally Blonde, The View - Legally Blonde. www.GaelenGilliland.com





Gaelen Gilliland News

Review: JOY THE MUSICAL at George Street Playhouse-A New Show that Entertains and Ins Photo Review: JOY THE MUSICAL at George Street Playhouse-A New Show that Entertains and Inspires
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 21, 2022

George Street Playhouse (GSP) at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center (NBPAC) is presenting 'Joy, The Musical' and the timing is ideal. In this season of wonder and hope, the show is both entertaining and inspiring.

VIDEO: Cast of HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO World Premiere Musical Performs 'Building Momentu Photo VIDEO: Cast of HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO World Premiere Musical Performs 'Building Momentum'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 19, 2022

Desmond Edwards, Amelia Fei, Madison Kopec, Liam Pearce, Imani Russell, Conor Tague, and Ashley Wool perform 'Building Momentum' from the new musical How to Dance in Ohio, premiering at Syracuse Stage September 21 - October 9, 2022. Watch here!

Wilson Jermaine Heredia to Lead World Premiere of HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO at Syracuse St Photo Wilson Jermaine Heredia to Lead World Premiere of HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO at Syracuse Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2022

Syracuse Stage has announced casting for the world premiere of How to Dance in Ohio, a new musical inspired by Alexandra Shiva’s Peabody Award-winning documentary of the same name. How to Dance in Ohio’s fourteen-member cast includes Tony Award-winning RENT star Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Broadway veterans, and seven autistic actors. Learn all about the production here!

BWW Review: TikTok-lebrity Scott Evan Davis Brings Friends, Music & His Brand Of Snar Photo BWW Review: TikTok-lebrity Scott Evan Davis Brings Friends, Music & His Brand Of Snarkness in CONNECTION UNSTABLE At The Triad
by Bobby Patrick - May 24, 2022

While the talent line-up for the show was incredible people with fabulous voices, Scott could very well have performed his show singing all by himself and it would have been a fine night of cabaret.

Wake Up With BWW 2/17: Lana Gordon Joins HADESTOWN, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 2/17: Lana Gordon Joins HADESTOWN, and More!
by - Feb 17, 2022

Today's top stories include the casting of Lana Gordon in the role of Persephone in Hadestown beginning Tuesday, February 22 at Broadway’s Walter Kerr Theatre. Plus, watch the premiere of the new web series, The Aging Ingenue! In today's episode: Claire gives a killer audition! ... but for which role? Starring Sara Jean Ford, Vishal Vaidya, Ashley Blanchet, and Will Reynolds.

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of The New Group's BLACK NO MORE Photo Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of The New Group's BLACK NO MORE
by Bruce Glikas - Feb 16, 2022

The New Group's just celebrated opening night of Black No More, featuring Leanne Antonio, Rhaamell Burke-Missouri, Elijah A. Carter, Jennifer Damiano, Brandon Victor Dixon, Ryan Fitzgerald, Gaelen Gilliland, Polanco Jones Jr., Zachary Daniel Jones, Tamika Lawrence, Sarah Meahl, Howard McGillin, Mary Page Nance, Oneika Phillips, Nicholas Ranauro, Malaiyka Reid, Mars Rucker, Angela M. Sauers, Tracy Shayne, Theo Stockman, Ephraim Sykes, Tariq 'Black Thought' Trotter, Akron Watson, Nyla Watson, Edward Watts and Lillias White.

Photos: First Look at Tariq Trotter, Brandon Victor Dixon & More in BLACK NO MORE Photo Photos: First Look at Tariq Trotter, Brandon Victor Dixon & More in BLACK NO MORE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 4, 2022

The New Group's Black No More is set to officially open on Tuesday, February 15. The complete cast features Leanne Antonio, Rhaamell Burke-Missouri, Elijah A. Carter, Jennifer Damiano, Brandon Victor Dixon, Ryan Fitzgerald, and more.

VIDEO: Tariq Trotter Talks BLACK NO MORE Off-Broadway on FALLON Photo VIDEO: Tariq Trotter Talks BLACK NO MORE Off-Broadway on FALLON
by Michael Major - Feb 1, 2022

Tariq TrotterTariq Trotter returned to the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon last night to discuss the new Off-Broadway adaption of Black No More, which he stars in and wrote the music and lyrics for with the Roots. The cast also features Brandon Victor Dixon, Jennifer Damiano, Tamika Lawrence, Ephraim Sykes, Lillias White, and more.

BLACK NO MORE Announces New Preview and Opening Night Dates Photo BLACK NO MORE Announces New Preview and Opening Night Dates
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 10, 2022

The New Group has announced that the new musical Black No More will begin previews January 18, in advance of an Official Opening Night now set for Tuesday, February 15, a schedule update due to Covid-19.  Previews were previously slated to begin January 11.

Virtual BROADWAY BACKWARDS Breaks Record, Raising $749,555 for BC/EFA and The Center Photo Virtual BROADWAY BACKWARDS Breaks Record, Raising $749,555 for BC/EFA and The Center
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 2, 2021

The virtual edition of Broadway Backwards delivered an emotional and exuberant evening of performances and raised a record $749,555 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center.

Gaelen Gilliland Videos

VIDEO: Tariq Trotter Talks BLACK NO MORE Off-Broadway on FALLON Videoplay
VIDEO: Tariq Trotter Talks BLACK NO MORE Off-Broadway on FALLON

by Michael Major - Feb 1, 2022

Tariq TrotterTariq Trotter returned to the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon last night to discuss the new Off-Broadway adaption of Black No More, which he stars in and wrote the music and lyrics for with the Roots. The cast also features Brandon Victor Dixon, Jennifer Damiano, Tamika Lawrence, Ephraim Sykes, Lillias White, and more.

BWW TV: Get to Know the Cast of MEAN GIRLS on Tour! (They're Like So Fetch) Videoplay
BWW TV: Get to Know the Cast of MEAN GIRLS on Tour! (They're Like So Fetch)

by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 29, 2019

Okay we know fetch is never going to happen but the Mean Girls tour is! We stopped by rehearsals to chat with the cast as they head into the high school jungle.

BWW TV: Get A First Look At A New Version of 'Fearless' From The MEAN GIRLS Tour Videoplay
BWW TV: Get A First Look At A New Version of 'Fearless' From The MEAN GIRLS Tour

by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 29, 2019

Mean Girls is getting ready to launch their First National Tour September 21 in Buffalo, NY. We've got a sneak peek into the rehearsal room with the mega-talented team!

Full Cast Announced For MEAN GIRLS on Tour Videoplay
Full Cast Announced For MEAN GIRLS on Tour

by Alan Henry - Aug 15, 2019

Mean Girls, the record-breaking new musical comedy produced by Lorne Michaels, Stuart Thompson, Sonia Friedman, and Paramount Pictures based on the hit film, is pleased to announce full casting for the First National Tour. The Mean Girls National Tour launches on September 21 in Buffalo, NY. Click here for the full tour route.

VIDEO: Watch the Final Curtain Call of SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS, Including a Speech by D Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Final Curtain Call of SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS, Including a Speech by Director Tina Landau

by Stage Tube - Sep 17, 2018

SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical concluded its Broadway engagement at the Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway at West 47th Street) last night, September 16, 2018. Laura Heywood captured a video of the final curtain call, including a heartfelt speech by director Tina Landau. Check it out below!

BWW TV: Broadway Get Ready to Battle! Go Inside Rehearsals for Idina Menzel's A Broad Videoplay
BWW TV: Broadway Get Ready to Battle! Go Inside Rehearsals for Idina Menzel's A BroaderWay Karaoke Benefit

by BroadwayWorld TV - May 14, 2018

As the casts get ready for the big night, we're taking a closer look at what they are preparing for the big battle! Go inside rehearsals with the casts of The Lion King, Frozen, and SpongeBob SquarePants below!

BROADWAY BACKWARDS 2018 Raises Over A Half A Million Dollars Videoplay
BROADWAY BACKWARDS 2018 Raises Over A Half A Million Dollars

by A.A. Cristi - Apr 3, 2018

Fundraising records and gender norms alike were smashed by stars of stage, screen and pop music on April 2, 2018, at this year's inclusive, dynamic and loving Broadway Backwards.

BWW TV: What Went on Backstage at Broadway Backwards? Go Behind the Scenes! Videoplay
BWW TV: What Went on Backstage at Broadway Backwards? Go Behind the Scenes!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 3, 2018

Broadway Backwards (#BroadwayBackwards) took the stage last night, April 2, 2018, at Broadway's Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street, NYC), currently home to the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Kinky Boots. The evening was produced by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and benefits Broadway Cares and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center in New York City. 

BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Has the Best Day Ever with the Cast of SPONGEBOB  Videoplay
BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Has the Best Day Ever with the Cast of SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS!

by Ben Cameron - Feb 12, 2018

Bikini Bottom came to The Laurie Beechman Theatre recently as we welcomed the colorful cast of Spongebob Squarepants for our 2018 season kick off. The results were as delicious and hilarious as any pineapple under the sea. Enjoy these performances by Kelvin Moon Loh, Gaelen Gilliland, Abby C. Smith, Vasthy Mompoint, Curtis Holbrook, Alex Gibson, Jesse JP Johnson, Brian Ray Norris, Matt Wood, Kyle Matthew Hamilton as well as Spongebob wardrobe team members Patti Luther, Michelle Sesco, Jessi Selig and more.

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of THE FULL MONTY at The Engeman Theater
by Stage Tube - Feb 10, 2017

The John W. Engeman Theater presents THE FULL MONTY, now running through March 5, 2017.


Gaelen Gilliland Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Gaelen Gilliland been in?
Gaelen Gilliland has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

How many West End shows has Gaelen Gilliland been in?
Gaelen Gilliland has not appeared in the West End